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now at 11:00. the 49ers first playoff game since 2002. >> excited. >> when tickets go on sale and how much they will cost. family gunned down, tonight the shooter headed to trial. and hours away from the first contest of decision 2012. why the iowa caucuses are still anybody's race. >> live, this is kron 4 news at 11:00. it is a hot ticket. sales for the playoff game starts tomorrow but the team says few tickets will be available. most of them have been scooped up by season ticket holders. kron 4's kate thompson has more and the prices. >> reporter: be first and be
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fast. have the ticket master page up and running at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, have your credit card out. there are only a few tickets and they are going to go fast. >> the cheapest ticket is $119 and up to $395 and tack on $19.50 in ticket master fees. fans are willing to pay the big bucks. >> playoff tickets, $300 tops. >> $250, max. >> lot of money. >> at home, 3-$400 each. >> reporter: tickets are already being resold. and prices are threw the roof. if you have an extra mortgage payment laying around you might be able to afford them.
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the highest price there, $2,500. six times face value. the highest price i found on stub hub, $4,899. they have 8,000 tickets to the game available. most of them more reasonably priced. unless you are season ticket holder, packing is $30. kate thompson, kron 4 news. >> pg&e installed more equipment at candle stick. they are trying to prevent another power outage. it happened twice. before the game and during the game. a viewer took this video of a transformer exploding. he says it happened in front of his house. it burned 10 minutes before the line snapped and fell on to a lawn, started the fire you see here. pg&e had to cut out the power
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to 6,000 people while they fixed it. jury selection in the trial of a man killing a father and two suns in san francisco in 2008. edwin ramos is the gang member. kron 4's reggie kumar says it would have never happened if he was turned over to immigration authorities. >> reporter: in 2008, tony bologna and his two sons michael and matthew were driving to their home in san francisco after attending a family picnic. they were that corner when edwin ramos drove up and somewhat and killed the father and two sons. prosecutors say edwin ramos mistakenly thought they were members of a rival gang. the murder sparked controversy after it was discovered edwin ramos is an illegal immigrant
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and broke the law several times while a teen and never turned over to immigration authorities because of a loophole. at the time it required undocumented juvenile offenders not be reported to the authorities. edwin ramos has been charged with three counts of murder, affiliated wagang and use of a fire arm. he pleaded not guilty. edwin ramos admitted he was driving the car but told investigators another man in the car pulled the trigger. in san francisco, reggie kumar, kron 4 news. there was a memorial for the boy gunned down in oakland, gabriel martinez he was with his family at the taco truck they own. police say the suspect ordered food and then began shooting. people say they are disgusted with the violence. >> third baby within four months. it really hurts.
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burdens me to say a cowered that could do something like this. >> he is with god now and he is at peace. god bless his famy. >> the father of the boy was at the candlelight vigil tonight. >> it was a violent year, 18 homicides, the highest rate since 1994. in confast in 1997 there were three. the most recent debt a police officer shot and killed while chasing a bank robbery suspect. the city received funding this year in hopes of stepping up law enforcement. investigators are trying to figure out what started a fatal house fire this morning. firefighters found bobby mitchell on the floor. one of the family dogs was also killed. her husband was at work at the
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time. the fire did about $70,000 in damage. fire in a office building this afternoon. jackie spear and leland yee have offices here. nobody was hurt. investigators are still looking into a cause. clouds are moving in. look here on radar. cloud covers earlier today. that pushed out and now we are getting cloud cover again. it will keep us warmer overnight. temperatures are mild right now, 40s and 50s. 52 in san francisco. 45 in oakland. 49 redwood city. 48 san jose and 48 in hayward. clouds ovnight and fog. visibilities are reduced. and warmer temperatures for tomorrow. we will see rain sometimes
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soon. i will have that in a bit. in decision 1220 the first contest hours away the iowa caucuses are tomorrow night. republican candidates made their final push for votes. mitt romney in the lead, and nearly every candidate spent time around the top of the polls. that is not typical. >> this has been unprecedented we have seen and that goes to how serious republicans take their responsibility of replacing president obama. we want to get the decision right. 2-5 are saying they will make their minds up tomorrow night. >> next tuesday they face-off in the new hampshire primary. for the latest coverage stay tuned for kron and visit
11:08 pm still ahead, smoking is banned everywhere, how the san francisco zoo is increasing security after a monkey was stole the human action caused earthquakes in the northeast and will this be the year apple releases a tv? when is the ipad 3 coming out or the iphone 5? i am gabe slate, a look at the gadgets coming out in my tech report.
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as of today it is illegal to smoke in all public areas in the city of alameda. it even means no smoking within 20 feet of doors or windows in apartment complexes. a total of 12 spare the air day have been issued for the
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bay bay areas. last year there were only four days. here is what one official had to say about a ban on wood burning fire places. >> would be nothing that would be done statewide. if a region was having trouble meeting federal health standards that might be a consideration. that is not something the bay area is looking at at this point. we hope people check before they burn, reconsider burning at all and if they are going to use their fire places they consider installing natural gas log set. >> among illnesses, asthma and bronchitis linked to wood burning. stay with us. more news after the break. [ male announcer ] get ready for some deli-style delic-ious-ity:
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investigators trying to figure out who stole a monkey from the san francisco zoo. banana sam is back at the zoo.
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security there now repositioning cameras, adding more guards. >> we are a 99-acre park. when it comes to an act ovvandalism and -- of vandalism, if someone is motivated to commit a crime, they are going to do it. >> continuing to find and fix holes in its systems. >> authorities in los angeles have a person in custody after a string of arson. nobody was seriously hurt. >> authorities in washington state found the body of the man suspect offend shooting and killing a park ranger. the body of benjamin barnes was found at mount rainier national park. they say he killed margaret anderson after new year's day.
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he is also suspected of shooting people on new year's eve at a house party. quakes in ohio was man made. he says an oil well is to blame. injection wells have also been suspected in quakes in arkansas, colorado and oklahoma. we have clouds moving in overhead and fog already effecting the north bay. look at the reduced visibilities through the north bay. some places under a quarterbacker mile visibility. fog will be an issue tomorrow morning. 5:00, fog throughout the bay area. including stretching into the central valley. fog lingers around through 8:00. breaking up in the north bay and going to clear out into the
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early afternoon hours. still keep cloud cover over head. tomorrow morning, temperatures warmer thanks to the cloud cover. 77 san francisco. 44 oakland. 44 antioch and 42 in san jose. tomorrow will be warmer than today. sunny skies by the afternoon -- skies by the afternoon. 60 oakland. 59 in half moon bay. 60s through the north bay. 58 in san francisco. a look at your radar picture. a storm pushed low the north today. that brought cloud cover and another storm brings cloud cover tomorrow. but no rain. it is been very dry out there throughout the season so far and including december which was the second driest december on record.
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look that rainfall totals. we should have been getting 4- 1/2 inches in oakland. 6 in santa rosa and 4 in san francisco. we didn't even come close and we will not see rain through the extended forecast either. cloud cover here and there but temperatures above average for this time of year with no rain in sight. 2012 will be a big year for new gadgets. gabe slate shows us the new product coming out. >> reporter: the biggest new gadget is a tv by apple. i expect it to be announced in june during their conference. it will bled the web sign the living room. buying, renting, watching movies and music. the first 3d tv will be officially on sale on the
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market in the u.s. in 2012. the iphone 5 will be introduced in june. i think it will have a new design, a curved shape to it. nfc technology for making mobile payments and 4g capable. the ipad 3 might come out in february or march. it will have 3d viewing and a 3d camera and have the voice assistant feature. in february play station will come out a handheld gaming device, a high quality screen and graphics. interesting game play with reality and always connected so you can always be connected to online gaming. the next wii will be a huge
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release. we waited a long time for us. i think it will come out this summer that latest during the holiday shopping season. the kindle fire, they will release a bigger 10-inch version. the existing model is a smaller 7-inch. keep tuning in, i will keep you updated. gabe slate, kron 4 news. [ female announcer ] they've been off limits to dieters
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53-yarder to montgomery. 12-31, 347. two touchdowns. he will be number one in the draft. oklahoma state, a major league pitcher once upon a time. 67-yard pass to blackman. tied it up 14-14. blackman 186 yards for the catch and three touchdowns. 2:35 left. stanford up by 7. randall, 4- yard touchdown run. tied 38-38. 3 seconds left. a chance to win it. and he is wide to the left. they go to overtime. a red shirt freshman. in overtime, after he missed again. sharp nail as 22-yard field goal and that is how oklahoma state wins it 41-38. and the bay area, 0-2 in bowl games. here is andrew luck. >> i play football to win, you
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know, i think everybody will say the same thing and, yeah, i am sure i will watch the film and see how i could get better but we loss. i am as much to blame as the next guy. >> if you like offense, the rose bowl was entertainment for the whole family. oregon and wisconsin. in pasadena, california. here we go. whisk up 7. thomas, they call him black mamba. 91 yards strike to tie it up at 14. only had two touches in the game. chip kelly, first rose bowl win for oregon in 95 years. 45-38 the final. those are the top bowl games today. nfl, the rams fire steve spagnuolo as head coach.
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he drafted quarterback peyton manning. nba, warriors have three straight on the road. in phoenix hosted by the suns. steve nash, stephen curry. three-pointer. two point game. curry had 10 points. monta ellis had 18. steve nash, 29 points. warriors didn't have lee. 102-91, the sunrise in charge. national hockey league, not enough to hold the sharks in vancouver. tied 2-2. mitchell. takes the shot. looks like it is in. but the puck went in after time run out. no goal. goes to a shoot out.
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